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Posted by den (151.213.185.68) on 17:44:33 12/05/07

In Reply to: The HORROR...cap and rotor turns out to be more. Distributor, wires, plugs, widgets posted by Art R

: Just thought I would post my recent experience.
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: 95K1500 with 140,000 miles was running rough, sputtering...stalling. I swapped out the cap and rotor. Seemed better, until it rained. Tried to replace plug wires, but gave up (too cold & clips were a pain).
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: Took it to the shop. n
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: Now....
: New Plugs (Champion Platinum) x 8
: New Cap
: New Rotor
: New Plug Wires
: New Distributor
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: Distributor was apparently cracked with a hairline crack in the magnet. According to mechanic it was causing problems and burning up the Rotor and Cap.
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: So what started as a "runs rough when wet" turned out to be more. I wish I had a heated garage, more time and better tools. I would have done it myself. But time is money.
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: In this case $450.00...parts and labor inclusive with an oil change.
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: Running well, but I have to see about the rain. Hopefully it's been cured.
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